Please visit the Gallery to see photos from the opening of the Bob Loptson Playground. Said John McKay: "Bob Loptson was my former Executive Assistant, my campaign manager, and my friend. A good and decent man, as well as a quintessential “good citizen”, Bob’s sense of civic responsibility knew no bounds.Bob truly cared about our community and our country, and he dedicated his life to making them better for all of us."
Today in Question Period John McKay urged the government to ensure auto manufacturers in Ontario, who employ 93,000 workers, will be protected and get a fair deal as the Canadian government negotiates a free trade deal with South Korea.
On Monday, November 11th, take a moment to remember the brave men and women of the Canadian Armed Forces who have dedicated themselves to the service of their country, and those who made the ultimate sacrifice. Please join me at the Scarborough Civic Centre on Sunday, November 10 at 2pm for Scarborough's Remebrance Day Service.
Check out the gallery for the latest photos from community events around Scarborough-Guildwood. Above: Photo from the Guildwood Community BBQ, Church of the Holy Trinity, Sunday, September 22nd, 2013
On Wednesday, August 22, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau named John McKay the Liberal Party Critic for the Environment. Tell us what you think the Liberal Party's priorities on the environment should be! Send your thoughts and ideas to firstname.lastname@example.org. Click above to read the press release from Justin Trudeau.
Click above to find details and links to activities and cultural events in our riding this summer including the performance of Molière’s The Misanthrope, by the Guild Festival Theatre (pictured above with John).
As you will see from the photos, our community boasts some incredible artists whose outstanding works were on display at the Pine Tree Seniors' Annual Art Show at the Cedar Ridge Creative Centre. To see more photos please visit the Gallery. Click above for more info.
Please visit the Gallery for more photos from this year's Annual Guildwood Day Parade, June 1st, 2013.
Click above to read Bob Rae's excellent article describing why he's a Liberal and why Liberalism is important to Canada.
On December 19th, 2012 I was pleased to present the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal to Ann Buller, the President of Centennial College. Her outstanding work has helped to build an exceptional educational institution that has made an enormous contribution to Scarborough, the City of Toronto, and to Canada. Reflected in this award is our recognition of the hard work of the staff, students and graduates of Centennial College of whom we are incredibly proud. Their pursuit of higher education plays a critical role in building our community and creating opportunity for everyone who lives here. Congratulations to Ann and to Centennial College!
Click above to read John's Remembrance Day Message which appeared in this month's Esprit de Corps magazine.
During the federal election, Stephen Harper said, “We’ve been very clear. We’re not going to cut the rate of increase in transfers for healthcare, education and pensions. That is job number one.” Now the Conservatives are cutting OAS. Click above to print the petition to tell the Conservatives to reverse the cuts. Petitions with 25 signatures or more will be submitted to the House of Commons.
Click above to read John McKay's editorial against the Conservative Party's plans to raise the age of eligibility for OAS.
John visited the current Habitat for Humanity project on Kingston Rd. in Scarborough which will help families who need it find a home. See enclosed for Habitat for Humanity volunteer info and please visit the Gallery for more photos.
The Honourable John McKay MP joined his provincial colleagues at the opening of a new MRI unit at Scarborough Hospital, a vital diagnostic tool that will shorten wait times for people waiting for various medical treatments.
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